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AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refute

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Who are you going to believe when it comes to the Republican health care bill?...
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Republicans see political necessity in health care effort

WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's divisive and difficult, but the Republican drive to erase the Obama health care overhaul has gotten a huge boost from one of Washington's perennial incentives: Political necessity....
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The Latest: Group wants Congress to revisit Medicaid changes

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the Republican effort to end the Obama-era health overhaul and replace it with a new law (all times local):...
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Michigan official faces key hearing in Flint water case

FLINT, Mich. (AP) -- A former Michigan health official testified Thursday that he started asking questions about bacteria in Flint's water supply a year before the state publicly acknowledged an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease....
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Gatorade pays California $300K, settles anti-water complaint

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Just because drought-ravaged California has spent years urging residents to conserve water doesn't mean it wants people to actually stop drinking the stuff....
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Iowa Sen. Ernst hopes, but isn't sure, health bill has vote

CHARLES CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Republican Sen. Joni Ernst said Thursday she isn't sure her party's last-ditch effort to repeal Barack Obama's health care law has the votes to pass, as she faced tough questions from Iowa constituents about the political drive for the measure....
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Lawsuit challenges law that only doctors perform abortions

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday that challenges a Maine restriction common across most of the U.S. that abortions be performed solely by physicians....
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FDA warns on mixing opioid addiction treatments, other meds

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration issued new warnings Wednesday about the dangers of combining medication for opioid addiction with anti-anxiety medicines and other drugs that also slow breathing and brain activity....
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Superbug's spread to Vietnam threatens malaria control

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) -- Vietnam's main malaria treatment is failing at an alarming rate because of a highly drug-resistant superbug that has spread into the southern part of the country from western Cambodia, scientists said Thursday....
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Ivanka Trump discusses her postpartum depression

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ivanka Trump says she experienced postpartum depression after the births of each of her three children....
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